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The History of the Pardon Power: Executive Unilateralism in the Constitution - Photo 2

The History of the Pardon Power: Executive Unilateralism in the Constitution - Photo 2

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The History of the Pardon Power: Executive Unilateralism in the Constitution - Photo 2

Andrew Johnson’s pardon of Jefferson Davis, the president of the Confederacy, was one of the most controversial in American history.

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